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Year/Month: 2020/11

“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS NOVEMBER 2020

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | November, 2020
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006 Date Hymns Reading Comments Nov 2 TLH 393 (LSB 713) 1 Kings 16:29-34 Things weren’t getting better in Israel. Enter Ahab, the worst of their kings to date. Even Joshua foretold that the Lord’s curse would be upon… Read More »“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS NOVEMBER 2020 Read More

A Dwelling Place Worth Dwelling On

Written by Michael Roehl | November, 2020
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“And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, ‘Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more,… Read More »A Dwelling Place Worth Dwelling On Read More

Alert Against the Adversary

Written by Nathan Pfeiffer | November, 2020
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DEVOTION—THE CHRISTIAN’S FOE Some of you might be familiar with the motion picture The Ghost and the Darkness. In the late 1800’s, the British Empire was trying to build a railroad across East Africa between Kenya and Uganda. One of the big obstacles they faced was a pair of man-eating lions. The lions would lurk… Read More »Alert Against the Adversary Read More

“Lord, Thee I Love with All My Heart” TLH 429, LSB 708

Written by David Schaller | November, 2020
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Martin Schalling’s (1532-1608) Lutheran roots were deep. A graduate of the University of Wittenberg where Luther had once taught, he had been a student of Luther’s dear friend Philip Melanchthon. He was also a close friend of Nicolaus Selnecker, one of the authors of the “Formula of Concord”. Surrounded by such “Reformation royalty,” Schalling was… Read More »“Lord, Thee I Love with All My Heart” TLH 429, LSB 708 Read More

REMEMBER

Written by John Pfeiffer | November, 2020
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Human beings, young and old, forget. We forget promises, events, names, and locations. Then, something happens to trigger a long-forgotten memory. It comes back to mind. How is it with God’s memory? In Psalm 25:6-7, we read, “Remember your mercy, O Lord, and your steadfast love, for they have been from of old. Remember not… Read More »REMEMBER Read More

Christian Faith is Never Alone

Written by Mark Gullerud | November, 2020
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“What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, and one of you says to them, ‘Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,’ but you do not give them the things… Read More »Christian Faith is Never Alone Read More

The Best Retirement Plan

Written by Frank Gantt | November, 2020
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BEST. JOB. EVER! Are you a young person pondering a career? Have you considered becoming a pastor or a Christian day school teacher? This twelve-part series is meant to coincide with the work of the  President’s Committee on Partners in the Public Ministry (CPPM). Its aim is to help you think more deeply about the… Read More »The Best Retirement Plan Read More

The Adoptionism Error

Written by Wayne Eichstadt | November, 2020
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ERROR’S ECHO In this series we take a look back at some of the most notorious errors and heresies that have threatened the church over the centuries, as well as the subtle (and not so subtle) ways in which those false teachings continue to haunt 21st century thought and theology. The joy of an echo… Read More »The Adoptionism Error Read More

Immanuel Lutheran Church and School Winter Haven, Florida

Written by Samuel Rodebaugh | November, 2020
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If you placed a pin dead-center in a map of Florida, you would be approximating the location of the city of Winter Haven. There is much to do in the area. Conveniently located between Tampa and Orlando and only twenty-nine miles from Disney World, Winter Haven’s central location has allowed it to become the home… Read More »Immanuel Lutheran Church and School Winter Haven, Florida Read More

Despite COVID, the Word of God Is Working in Nepal

Written by Lutheran Spokesman | November, 2020
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[Ed.: the following is a report about current activities in the Himalayan Church of the Lutheran Confession Nepal (HCLCN), our sister church body in Nepal. It is written, in his own words, by the indigenous pastor who is our main contact in Nepal. Names of people and places are being withheld because of the risk… Read More »Despite COVID, the Word of God Is Working in Nepal Read More

Graduation in a Time of COVID

Written by Joel Gullerud | November, 2020
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During the past six months at Immanuel Lutheran College, students, parents, and staff have learned that expectations do not always match reality. When the students left campus for spring break on March 13, no one expected that the rest of the school year would have to be conducted at home through distance learning. While the… Read More »Graduation in a Time of COVID Read More

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